Transformative learning theory: a neurobiological perspective of the role of emotions and unconscious ways of knowing

@article{Taylor2001TransformativeLT,
  title={Transformative learning theory: a neurobiological perspective of the role of emotions and unconscious ways of knowing},
  author={E. Taylor},
  journal={International Journal of Lifelong Education},
  year={2001},
  volume={20},
  pages={218 - 236}
}
  • E. Taylor
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Lifelong Education
  • Transformative learning as explained by Mezirow in the field of adult education has been criticized as a process that is overly dependent on critical reflection, such that it minimizes the role of feelings and overlooks transformation through the unconscious development of thoughts and actions. This paper further substantiates these concerns by exploring the emotional nature of rationality and unconscious ways of knowing (implicit memory) from the field of neurobiology and psychology and offers… CONTINUE READING
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